FAQ

Explore some of our frequently asked questions.

What is the Downtown South Bend (DTSB) Downtown Dollars Program?

DTSB Downtown Dollars is a gift certificate program for participating restaurants, attractions and shops.

You can learn more about it here

Where do I park?

Parking information can be found on our “Parking and Maps” page.

What is the role of DTSB?

DTSB is your source for all things downtown! Events, news, promotions, business information, dining, arts, entertainment, and more! We offer marketing & events, business recruitment initiatives, support to the existing downtown community, & many street level solutions to keep downtown clean, safe, beautiful & hospitable!

How do I become a part of a downtown event?
What is your relationship with the City of South Bend?

Incorporated in January 2002, Downtown South Bend, Inc. (DTSB) is a non-profit public/private partnership with the City of South Bend. DTSB is governed by a 30 member board which includes downtown business owners and residents, local business leaders, the University of Notre Dame and City officials.

Where do I stay when visiting downtown?

Downtown South Bend is home to several hotels and bed & breakfasts. You can find a full list of these accommodations here.

What’s going on downtown?

DTSB has several signature events taking place all year round. In addition to these, all events taking place within downtown can be found on our calendar. You can also see daily posts highlighting things to do on our social media.

Where can I find event space?

There are many places to host an event downtown see the complete list here.

Looking to move downtown?

DTSB staff can help in your search for finding a place to live downtown.  See our list of residential opportunities here.

How do I get my event on your calendar?

Downtown South Bend is happy to list any event taking place within our central business district. This district extends from Chapin St. to Eddy St. (West to East) and Riverside to Sample (North to South).  All events taking place within the central business district can submit information here.